The new lipid guidelines

New guidelines for lipid management are out from the States. See them here, and check out the NEJM summary here.


image | Taryn



guideline | heart failure

When it comes to cardiology, there are three major sets of guidelines: the ones from the US (ACCF/AHA), the ones from Europe (ESC), and the ones from Australia. You’ll be pleased to know that the AHA guidelines for heart failure have just been updated! Have a look at the Executive Summary (and links to the full thing) over here.

For more, the European guidelines are here, and the nicely designed Australian guidelines are here.

Continue reading

An update on cervical cancer screening

No one likes getting a Pap smear done. It can be quite daunting and frightening the first time, but we all know that early detection offers the best chance of cure. Over in the US, a joint group including the American Cancer Society have released some brand new guidelines in screening for cervical cancer.  Continue reading